HarperCollins Bible Dictionary - Condensed Edition

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Harper Collins, Jul 28, 2009 - Bibles - 464 pages

The product of dozens of this country's finest biblical scholars, the HarperCollins Bible Dictionary is the most complete, up-to-date, and accessible guide for the study of the Bible available today. This newly condensed edition makes that acclaimed resource available in an easy-to-use size.

Perfect for church Bible study groups, home schools, high schools, colleges, or personal study, this edition contains all the important names, places, and subjects that make Bible study come to life, including the patriarchs, judges, kings, and prophets, and the world of the New Testament and the early church. Other significant topics include the Dead Sea Scrolls, the Nag Hammadi Library, the archaeology of the biblical world, and the history of the English Bible. The condensed HarperCollins Bible Dictionary includes:

  • Over 3,000 lively, informative, and easy-to-use entries
  • A helpful pronunciation guide
  • More than 50 detailed maps
  • Informative charts, graphs, and timelines
  • Hundreds of photos and illustrations
 

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Contents

Section 1
69
Section 2
111
Section 3
113
Section 4
164
Section 5
194
Section 6
241
Section 7
264
Section 8
270
Section 12
386
Section 13
408
Section 14
414
Section 15
421
Section 16
424
Section 17
426
Section 18
427
Section 19
429

Section 9
330
Section 10
331
Section 11
359
Section 20
431
Copyright

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About the author (2009)

Mark Allan Powell (general editor) is the Robert and Phyllis Leatherman Professor of New Testament Studies at Trinity Lutheran Seminary in Columbus, Ohio. He is the author of nearly twenty books, including Fortress Introduction to the New Testament.

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